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    Default Stage Boneyard??

    To make a long question short. Where do all the old Stages go? I am sure somewhere rusting away is that flashing VH logo from the unchained video. I am sure most is re-used, but what about the one-off stuff??
    Sam, Dave,Gary... who cares. its all about what makes you feel good.

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    Hmmm, this is a interesting question. It's gotta be somewhere.


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    Default stage heaven...

    There are about 8 to 10 regional Companies hired to set up and take down stages for a particular part of the country (northeast, midwest, southwest...etc). These crews will follow a band from city to city for all shows in a particular region. If the tour is large enough, they may have two sets of staging created so the sets are alternated. (Set one is in Boston tonight...Set two is being set up in New York for tomorrow night's show... )

    All these stages are mostly made of generic lighting, rigging, scaffolding, black curtain and plywood floors. Even the Jumbotron TV Sets are generic peices which are recycled from band to band....

    Once the contract with that particular band is up, the stage is torn down and used to create another stage for another band....recycling in action...

    Right now.....Jessica Simpson is lying on what use to be the VH stage.

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    i always imagined that huge VH sign from the FW tour being in ed's basement-lol!
    let's be real...EVH was GOD

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    It's in the dumpster next to Merv Griffin's old stage set.
    Sammy did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
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    I wonder what my friend Kramer is doing....maybe I'll stop by his apartment
    Actually I think most of us are Dave, Sam, and Mike fans. There's just a small group of people who have strange allegiances and like to get into petty pissing contests that I can't believe everyone on this site isn't bored of. - Brett

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    "It's always a Catch-22 situation. They hate you if you're the same, and they hate you if you're different."
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    Sammy did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
    Michael did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheresOnlyOneWay
    It's in the dumpster next to Merv Griffin's old stage set.
    I do believe my friend, that that is the best reference to Seinfeld anyone ever made. Especially because you didn't use smileys.

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    I knew this guy in junior high school that claimed to have a jar full of KISS smoke. No shit...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TPStang
    Right now.....Jessica Simpson is lying on what use to be the VH stage.
    I just threw up in my mouth a little bit.
    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberfiddl
    I knew this guy in junior high school that claimed to have a jar full of KISS smoke. No shit...
    I still have a bag of Kiss confetti from 1977!

    The king of using recycled staging is Phil Collins. I noticed on a past tour that he was using the in-the round stage from Def Leppard's Adrenalize tour...it was just painted differently and he used a nautical theme (lol). This weekend I was watching his farewell tour on cable (don't ask) and saw that he had the video screen from U2's Pop tour. I could tell it was the same one as they filmed close ups of the individual pixels attached to vertical strips of material.

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    Motley Crue 2005:



    Now we know where the VH III drum riser went...

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    jessica's vocals

    Once the contract with that particular band is up, the stage is torn down and used to create another stage for another band....recycling in action...

    Right now.....Jessica Simpson is lying on what use to be the VH stage.[/QUOTE]

    .....LIP-SYNCHING

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    Right now.....Jessica Simpson is lying on what use to be the VH stage.[/QUOTE

    if i had it, i'd be doing the same thing(with my wife)

 

 

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